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Orange County Dentist Arrested for Defrauding Medicaid Out of More Than $5,500

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Altamonte Springs Police Department today arrested an Orange County dentist for allegedly defrauding the Florida Medicaid program. According to the investigation, Dr. Merys Downer-Garnette billed for services that were never rendered, not rendered as billed or double-billed, causing more than $5,500 in fraudulent claims to the state's Medicaid program.


Action Details

  • Date:September 24, 2015
  • Agency:Florida Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies